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#19611 - The Royal Australian Naval College's debt to Admiral Cresswell

Resource ID
19611
Title/subtitle
The Royal Australian Naval College's debt to Admiral Cresswell
Author/Creator
Hyslop, Robert
Format
Sound Recording
Identifier
Cresswell, William; Royal Australian Navy (RAN)
Publisher
Canbera and District Historical Society; 1986
Physical description
1 cassette tape
Summary
Admiral William Cresswell was a graduate of the Royal Navy's College, Britannia, but later migrated to Australia, joining the South Australian naval forces in 1885. In 1904 he was appointed Naval Officer Commanding the Commonwealth Naval Forces. This presentation focuses on his efforts to establish a naval college, initially at Geelong and subsequently at Jervis Bay, NSW.
Location
Drawer no 6
Availability
Not available for loan
Notes
Recorded on 8 April 1986